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long shot

noun

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as in play, dark horse

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The first known use of long shot was in 1796

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“Long shot.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/long%20shot. Accessed 2 Apr. 2020.

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